15.02.2021. - 15:42
Congratulation from the President of the Republic of France
President of the Republic of France Emmanuel Macron, conveyed today a congratulation to the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, on the Statehood Day of Serbia. The congratulation reads as follows:
"Mr President, dear Aleksandar,
On the occasion of the Republic of Serbia's national holiday, I hereby convey to you cordial congratulations on behalf of France and on my own behalf.
The spirit that dominated my visit to Belgrade on July 15 and 16, 2019, and which enabled me to see how much France is present in Serbs' hearts, continued to boost our activities. I was pleased when we exchanged views in Paris on February 1, reaffirming our understanding and our common will to further deepen our bilateral relations.
I am convinced that the implementation of the Belgrade metro project, as a symbol of our cooperation, will enable attraction of other French investments.
As we discussed in Paris, I remain determined to support the efforts related to the dialogue between Belgrade and Priština, with the support of European mediation, aimed at reaching a comprehensive and final agreement that will contribute to the stability of the entire region.
Rest assured that France stands by Serbia to support it on the path of reforms, especially in the rule of law within the renewed accession procedure that you have accepted and which, I am convinced, is in the interest of Serbia and its citizens.
I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you once again, and please accept Mr President the assurances of my highest consideration," reads the congratulation of the French President Macron.
At the end of the letter, President Macron added the following in his own handwriting:
"Thank you once again for our exchange of views. You can count on me, and I count on you. "
Belgrade, 15th February 2021